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Scallion Pancake
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6 INGREDIENTS • 18 STEPS • 1HR 15MINS

Scallion Pancake

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A favorite local Chinese street dish; this Scallion Pancake recipe makes a think and fluffy pancake with a crispy outside. Great to share!
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Cooking is Science. Cooking is an Art form. Cooking is about making ordinary ingredients into extraordinary dish. Cooking is what I am passionate about.
A favorite local Chinese street dish; this Scallion Pancake recipe makes a think and fluffy pancake with a crispy outside. Great to share!
1HR 15MINS
Total Time
$1.90
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
4
US / Metric
Water
2 cups
Warm Water
Salt
1/2 tsp
Scallion
1 bunch
Scallion
8 scallions per 4 servings
Lard
1 1/2 Tbsp
Lard
or Oil
Oil
1 tsp
Oil
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
517
Fat
7.3 g
Protein
13.4 g
Carbs
97.3 g
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step 1
In a large mixing bowl, add All-Purpose Flour (4 cups). Slowly add Water (2 cups), while gently mixing.
step 1 In a large mixing bowl, add All-Purpose Flour (4 cups). Slowly add Water (2 cups), while gently mixing.
step 2
Lightly kneed the dough and cover with a cloth. Allow the dough to rest for 20 minutes.
step 2 Lightly kneed the dough and cover with a cloth. Allow the dough to rest for 20 minutes.
step 3
Thinly slice the Scallion (1 bunch), only slicing the white and light green parts.
step 3 Thinly slice the Scallion (1 bunch), only slicing the white and light green parts.
step 4
After the 20 minute rest, dust your work surface with flour, and kneed the dough (about 3-5 minutes) into a smooth ball.
step 4 After the 20 minute rest, dust your work surface with flour, and kneed the dough (about 3-5 minutes) into a smooth ball.
step 5
Once the dough is formed into a smooth ball, allow the dough to rest for an additional 30 minutes.
step 5 Once the dough is formed into a smooth ball, allow the dough to rest for an additional 30 minutes.
step 6
After resting begin to roll the dough out, forming a log shape.
step 6 After resting begin to roll the dough out, forming a log shape.
step 7
Cut the dough roll into four proportional sections.
step 7 Cut the dough roll into four proportional sections.
step 8
Sprinkle your work surface, rolling pin, and dough with flour. Take one of the four portions of dough and lightly flatten. Begin to roll the dough out to a square shape, roughly the width of 3 hands side by side.
step 8 Sprinkle your work surface, rolling pin, and dough with flour. Take one of the four portions of dough and lightly flatten. Begin to roll the dough out to a square shape, roughly the width of 3 hands side by side.
step 9
Evenly spread Salt (1/2 tsp) and Lard (1 1/2 Tbsp) across the dough. Lift one side of the dough up, then the other to even spread the lard or oil around.
step 9 Evenly spread Salt (1/2 tsp) and Lard (1 1/2 Tbsp) across the dough. Lift one side of the dough up, then the other to even spread the lard or oil around.
step 10
Sprinkle spring onion, white and green parts, across the dough.
step 10 Sprinkle spring onion, white and green parts, across the dough.
step 11
Roll the dough up lengthwise. Tuck one end of the roll into itself and begin to coil the dough.
step 11 Roll the dough up lengthwise. Tuck one end of the roll into itself and begin to coil the dough.
step 12
Continue to coil the dough to create the shape of a cinnamon bun. Take the loose end and tuck it under the bun. Then push down on the dough to begin to flatten the bun into a circle pancake.
step 12 Continue to coil the dough to create the shape of a cinnamon bun. Take the loose end and tuck it under the bun. Then push down on the dough to begin to flatten the bun into a circle pancake.
step 13
Roll the dough out thicker this time, into a circle shape about the width of two hands across.
step 13 Roll the dough out thicker this time, into a circle shape about the width of two hands across.
step 14
Preheat a pan with Oil (1 tsp). Hover your hand over the pan surface to check for heat. Add the pancake. Cover and let cook two minutes.
step 14 Preheat a pan with Oil (1 tsp). Hover your hand over the pan surface to check for heat. Add the pancake. Cover and let cook two minutes.
step 15
Flip the pancake and cook for another 2 minutes.
step 15 Flip the pancake and cook for another 2 minutes.
step 16
Brush both sides of the pancake with some additional oil, to alllow the pancake to get a crispy outside. Turn the pancake over again to ensure both sides cook equally.
step 16 Brush both sides of the pancake with some additional oil, to alllow the pancake to get a crispy outside. Turn the pancake over again to ensure both sides cook equally.
step 17
Use a spatula or chopsticks to fluff up the pancake.
step 17 Use a spatula or chopsticks to fluff up the pancake.
step 18
Cut and serve.
step 18 Cut and serve.
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Breakfast
Dairy-Free
Comfort Food
Lunch
Snack
Shellfish-Free
Chinese
Side Dish
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